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Teacher of Drama and Speech/Drama

Millfield Preparatory SchoolGlastonbury, Somerset

Millfield Prep School seeks an outstanding teacher of Drama to cover maternity from February 2022. Our successful candidate will be creative and forward thinking and committed to creating and implementing the best possible opportunities for our pupils. The role is diverse and will involve all aspects of curricular and co-curricular drama within the Prep School. 

Our Drama Department is in an exciting transition period and is fast growing. Alongside the Head of Drama, you will look to foster in all our pupils an understanding and passion for the Arts. Expectations are that our provision and productions will continue to be of the highest quality, offering opportunities for all. 

Situated in beautiful grounds in Somerset, at Millfield Prep School there are approximately 455 pupils aged from 2 – 13 years. There are 120 boarders and five boarding houses. Day pupils come in from a wide catchment area of about a 20-mile radius.

If you are interested, an application form and further details are available from our website via the apply button.

Closing date: 3rd January 2022

Millfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff have a responsibility for the safeguarding of children and young people in our care as such you are required to attend necessary child protection training and participate fully in activities that ensure the School stays compliant with statutory child protection and safeguarding guidelines issued to the School by ISI and Ofsted.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The school will not unfairly discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of conviction or other details disclosed. The school makes appointment decisions on the basis of merit and ability. If an applicant has a criminal record this will not automatically bar them from employment with the school. Each case will be decided on its merits in accordance with the objective assessment criteria.

All positions within the school are exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants must therefore declare all previous convictions and cautions, including those which would normally be considered "spent" except those received for an offence committed in the United Kingdom if it has been filtered in accordance with the DBS filtering rules.

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